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An Excellent Art Gallery in Town

Feb 6, 2009, 5:08 AM | Article By: Njie Baldeh

In what could be described as another bumper opportunity for the restoration of African culture and Gallery in the country, AfricAfriq Cultural Entertainment Centre has emerged.

Briefing The Point Entertainment desk last Tuesday, The CEO of AfricAfriq, Mr Aziz Willan, said the African culture and lifestyle need to be restored and preserved. He said AfricAfriq has a very rich culture that can attract many people in the world. According to Aziz Willan, AfricAfriq cater, for both national and international drinks with a spacious garden and a cafeteria building in real African style. He said it is a multipurpose cultural entertainment centre that has a library collection of books in different languages but based on African writing. There are also books from African American authors.

Mr Willan further explained that video shows of African movies and documentaries are also available in AfricAfriq. He said private meetings, dinners, lunches and seminars are all available in

AfricAfriq including internet services. "AfricAfriq becomes a focal point for all that represents good African hospitality and entertainment," he said. The aim and target, according to Aziz Willan, is to provide the best and highest facility and services in The Gambia and sub-region to all visitors to the facility. It entails the real African style of games in the form of scrabble, chess, monopoly, drafts, Ludo and Crazy eight. This Excellent art Gallery is owned by Mrs Jabu Fenda Singhateh and managed by Mr Cham. AfricAfriq recently celebrated the election victory and inauguration as the 44th President of the United States of America, of Barack Obama who is the USA's first African American president. The celebration witnessed extensive entertainment ranging from traditional music to documentaries on the historic struggles made by African-Americans towards their liberty especially on the Black movement.